Accountant II

Full Time Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area Texas Health and Human Services

Job Summary

Texas Health and Human Services is seeking candidates for a position of Accountant II on Full Time basis located at Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area. Do not forget to review the job posting carefully before apply online.

Job Title: Accountant II
Company Name: Texas Health and Human Services
Job Location: Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Government Administration
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Job Description

Performs accounting tasks and serves as an Accountant II for the Expenditure

Management Travel team. Processes travel and other types of payments.

Provides customer service to internal and external customers. Work involves

researching, resolving discrepancies, and making sure that all required

documentation is attached to the payment.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid remote telework schedule after minimal

requirements are met.

Essential Job Functions

Reviews/audits, reconciles, and processes agency records and payments. Audits incoming travel claims, statements, invoices, advances, and settlements for accuracy. (40%)

Works with Team Lead and Manager to provide excellent customer service while confirming that all documentation has been received. Coordinate with travelers and others to policies are met. Answers questions, research problems and follows up as necessary. Works within defined systems to process payments. (40%)

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Interprets, researches, and serves as subject matter experts to internal and external customers for travel and other payments. (20%)

Knowledge Skills Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of accounting, either through education or experience.
  • Knowledge of automated accounting systems.
  • Ability to review/audit transactions.
  • Ability to interpret and apply processes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, oral and in writing.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications.

Registration Or Licensure Requirements


Initial Selection Criteria

  • Experience in basic accounting functions through education or other positions.
  • Experience with using automated accounting systems.
  • Experience in auditing/reviewing transactions.
  • Experience with interpreting and applying processes.
  • Excellent written communication skills including the use of proper grammar and capitalization.
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office applications.

Additional Information

Requisition# 538909.

MOS Code

36B, LS, SK, 3432, 6F0X1

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